Santee Auto Repair

We work on all foreign and domestic vehicles (242 ) reviews
(619) 596-9999
Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
open Saturday by appointment only

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Santee Saab Repair and Service

Located less than a mile from the Mission Gorge Road exit in Santee, CA, Import Auto Service is your one-stop Saab Service San Diego repair shop that specializes in servicing European cars. We address all your service needs with a full range of auto repairs, from major valve jobs to engine, electrical system and transmission replacements.

At Import Auto Service, our technicians are all experienced service engineers who are also well-versed in technology. Whatever the year and make of your Saab, accurately assessing and determining the issue through precision diagnostics is the most important part of car servicing in order to ensure that you are receiving superior quality service while also extending the life of your vehicle.

Common issues to look for in your Saab include the following

  • Power windows open after reaching top position
  • Engine dies while driving or will crank without starting
  • Knocking noise while turning
  • Sagging rear suspension
  • Excessive exhaust noise from flex pipe failure
  • Flicker or failure of HID lamps
  • Engine coolant loss
  • Oil leaks from the valve cover gasket
  • AC compressor problems

General maintenance tips for your Saab

  • Regularly change oil and air filter (every 3-4k miles for regular oil, every 5-8k miles for synthetic)
  • Rotate your tires every 5-8k miles
  • Check tire pressure
  • Check belts every 25k miles
  • Replace timing belt every 100k miles
  • Check battery terminals
  • Regularly check and top off fluids
  • Flush cooling system once per year
  • Check brake pads and rotors regularly
  • Replace fluid and bleed brake system once per year

Benefits of regular maintenance

  • Lower maintenance costs over time
  • Better gas mileage
  • Increase resale value (be sure to document all services)

A family-owned business, we here at Import Auto Service believe in a strong, committed relationship with our valued Saab customers and in always providing superior service to our San Diego auto family. To make an appointment with us, simply fill out online request form or give us a call, and we’ll take care of the rest!

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